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Jun 2022

The CPSC has announced a recall of the following products made in mainland China. Products: Children’s Pyjamas; Children’s Desks and Chairs; Xylophone Toys.

Jun 2022

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has determined that there is substantial evidence that a U.S. importer evaded the AD and CV duty orders on wooden cabinets and vanities and components thereof from mainland China by transshipping goods through, and misrepresenting their country of origin as, Indonesia.

Jun 2022

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has determined that there is substantial evidence that four U.S. importers evaded the AD and CV duty orders on wooden cabinets and vanities and components thereof from mainland China by transhipping goods through, and misrepresenting their country of origin as, Malaysia.

Jun 2022

While a post-pandemic boom in home remodelling saw buyers flock to the rebooted expo, there were signs that robust demand coupled with weak supply was leading to sustained upward price pressure, triggering growing interest in the second-hand and refurbished goods sector.

May 2022

The State Administration for Market Regulation recently announced plans to improve the quality of products “through quality-related technical assistance”. Key tasks include resolving quality and safety problems related to consumer goods such as toys, stationery and children’s furniture, as well as hazardous chemicals and industrial goods such as electric wire and cables.

May 2022

The International Trade Administration has received a request to launch an inquiry into whether imports of wooden cabinets and vanities and components thereof produced using components manufactured in mainland China that undergo further processing in Malaysia or Vietnam are covered by the AD and CV duty orders on wooden cabinets and vanities and components thereof from the mainland or are circumventing those orders.

Mar 2022

Despite the event marking its 75th iteration last October, the Las Vegas-hosted National Hardware Show couldn’t quite match its pre-Covid attendance levels. It did, however, showcase a truly vibrant industry sector that appears confidently swaggering back to full recovery.

Mar 2022

On 6 April, the Consumer Product Safety Commission will allow interested parties to present via webinar oral comments on its proposal to issue mandatory safety standards for clothing storage units. Written comments on this proposal may also be submitted through 19 April.

Feb 2022

While cheap mortgages and new real estate are driving demand for home furnishings, imported items are only thriving in certain segments.

Feb 2022

Topics: Canada Issues AD/CV Duty Orders on Container Chassis; Brazil Renews AD Duty Orders on Pens and Mirrors.

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